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As part of its Person First Forum series, the Museum of disABILITY History, a project of People Inc., will host disability rights advocate Alec Frazier from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the museum located at 3826 Main St. The presentation, “Nothing About Us Without Us,” will focus on concepts of advocacy and self-advocacy, and disability organizations. Additionally, Frazier will discuss information about the Diversity in Disability symposia, the only disability-run endeavor at University at Buffalo. The event is free. Regular admission applies for those who wish to tour the museum. For more information or to register, call 629-3626.

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Goodwill Industries of Western New York provides comprehensive job training, placement and follow-up services to adults with a wide range of disabilities, disadvantages and other special needs. Goodwill’s approach is holistic and person-centered, with all services individualized to achieve goals consistent with the client’s employment preferences. Services include vocational assessment, case management, work readiness training, job seeking and job placement assistance. For additional information, contact Dawn Cody, manager of the Goodwill Career Evaluation Center at 854-3494, Ext. 3010, or email dawn@goodwillwny.org.

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Parent Network of Western New York and Early Childhood Direction Center offers a support group for families of individuals with developmental disabilities. The group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at Early Childhood Direction Center/People Inc., 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Families can meet and network with other parents, caregivers and families, share thoughts on topics of interest, ask questions and receive support. Open to families of children of all ages. For more information or to register, call 332-4170.

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NFTA Advisory Committee on the Disabled will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Western New York Independent Living Inc., 3108 Main St. It is open to those interested in learning about the NFTA’s accessible services and programs for people with disabilities. For information, call 855-7286.

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VA Western New York Healthcare System in partnership with Mac Alpine Presbyterian Church offers an amputee support group meeting at 2 p.m. Friday in the health care center, Room 503, 3495 Bailey Ave. The group will meet every last Friday of each month. Discussed will be resources and programs available for veterans who have lost a limb or limbs. For more information, contact Rich Jones at 862-7350.

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Headway of Western New York Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst. For more information, call Lynda at 337-3571 or email rosieo335@yahoo.com or visit crpssupportgroupofbuffalony.com.

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Independent Living of Niagara County, located at 746 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, is a catalyst for systems and individual change in Niagara County, enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities, while respecting diversity and promoting choices and alternatives for independent living. ILNC provides core services that include peer counseling, financial benefits consultation, independent living skills evaluation, information and referral, individual and service advocacy, housing search assistance, Braille transcription and deaf support services. For more information about programs and services, call 284-4131 or toll free at (888) 567-6454.

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OAHiiO (The Good Path), part of Western New York Independent Living Inc. families of agencies, is providing a MICA Soup and support group for Native Americans coping with both chemical addiction and mental illness. Weekly meetings designed to move each participant forward to recovery are held over soup and dialogue. For meeting times and locations, contact Kate St. John at 836-0822, Ext. 118, or (800) 348-8399.

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Community Services for Developmentally Disabled offers short-term residential options for individuals with developmental disabilities: emergency residence for temporary housing; site based respite, an overnight capacity for individuals over age 18; transitional residence, a supervised group-style setting for the homeless; and Safe House, the only shelter in New York State specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, crimes or abuse. For more information, call 883-8002.

Items of timely events may be submitted by fax, 856-5150 or by mail to City Desk, Events for People with Disabilities, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.